Since joining Majority Strategies in July of 2016, Patrick Sebastian has been an intricate part of political campaigns, legislative advocacy campaigns, and business advertising efforts in the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, and New Jersey. Patrick’s understanding of the role data and media plays in shaping public opinion has been an asset to local, state, and federal candidates as well as entities who seek to influence lawmaking. He was recently named one of the top political consultants in North Carolina.
Prior to joining Majority Strategies, Patrick served on campaigns at the gubernatorial, congressional, and presidential levels, including as the North Carolina RNC state director for Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign and New Jersey state director for Chris Christie’s reelection campaign for governor. During both of those cycles, state records were achieved for the number of voter contacts made. Patrick has also been a longtime advisor to former North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory.
Patrick has appeared on local and national outlets including Politico, National Journal, National Review, Roll Call, McClatchy Newspapers, the Raleigh News & Observer, WRAL-TV, WTVD, WNCN, and Spectrum News. He is also a panelist on UNC-TV’s NC SPIN, a statewide television program that covers North Carolina politics.
He is a member of three boards: The North Carolina Medical Care Commission, the East Carolina University Board of Visitors, and the East Carolina University Survey Research Center.
A Raleigh native and a student of politics and history, Patrick lives in his home city with his wife and daughter.